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Annual meetings

GENECO arranges two annual meetings, a Winter and a Summer meeting, on selected topics where the you get the opportunity to interact with invited speakers, gain novel skills and learn more about career possibilities inside and outside Academia. We have been very fortunate and have been able to attract top-ranked international researchers within genomic ecology to these meetings.

The Summer Meetings are held at the end of the summer and they are 1.5-day events inclusive of an overnight stay.

The Winter Meetings are held in Lund at the beginning of February and they are single-day events.

Summer meeting 2021 – online and on-site (maybe)

We have now set the dates for our GENECO summer meeting: Thursday 26 and Friday 27 August. The main talks will be held digitally on 26 August. We are tentatively planning an outdoor IRL component for 27 August. However, we will need to assess whether this is suitable nearer the time and will let you know as soon as we know more. In the meantime, save the dates!

Winter meeting 2021 – online

We arranged the winter meeting for Wednesday 10 February 2021. The theme of the Winter Meeting was “Implementing Ideas” and we had speakers from ESS and MAX IV who presented the possibilities available to us through these exciting research facilities, as well as research talks from an invited speaker (Associated Professor Bent Petersen from the Evolutionary Genomics group at Copenhagen University) and three of our fantastic GENECO PhD students.

Summer meeting 2020 – online

We arranged the summer as a one-day online meeting on 24 August.

This year we have invited speakers from within Sweden to avoid difficulties with international travel. The world-class research environment of Sweden means that these criteria by no means limited the calibre of scientists to choose from and we have four fantastic researchers who will present their work.


General questions

Bengt Hansson

Telephone:+46 46 222 49 96
E-mail: Bengt [dot] Hansson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Questions regarding GENECO courses

Emily O'Connor

Telephone:+46 46 222 37 22
E-mail: Emily [dot] Oconnor [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Olof Hellgren
Senior Lecturer

Telephone:+46 46 222 17 83
E-mail: Olof [dot] Hellgren [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Questions regarding administration, economy and other practical issues

Annika Hecktor
Project assistant
Department of Biology

Telephone:+46 46 222 92 12
E-mail: Annika [dot] Hecktor [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se